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Instant Slic3r by David Michael Moore

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Print speed, cooling, support material, and more... (Should know)

In this recipe we will start to delve into the advanced settings of Slic3r. Now that we've had a few prints using Slic3r and tweaked the settings as far as we could to get the best prints possible, we'll be switching to the Expert mode. The Expert mode will allow us to fine tune our efforts and adjust things such as the speed of our printer and add support structures to give our model stability during printing.

As we have done in the past, we will be making one change at a time to see how it affects the quality of the print. We have been doing that, right? Getting those models in our hands faster is great, but having great models is even better (and more useful).

Getting ready

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